Concert of Russian music to charm HCMC’s music lovers

A night of Russian music featuring two young and talented artists, conductor David Gomez Ramirez and violist Anna Sowanna Takeda will be presented at Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on March 19.

David Gómez Ramírez is one of the most promising young conductors and composers in Spain. He has conducted all the major Spanish orchestras and appears as a guest conductor in European countries, such as Italy, France, Portugal, The Netherlands, in Asia and in South America.

 He received the “Giraldillo de Oro” prize, a highest award given by the Excellency Cultural Arts and Sciences Association (Institution recognized by UNESCO and the Ministry of Culture of Spain) in 2010.

Anna Sowanna Takeda was born in 1992 Bangkok, Thailand. Anna won First Prize in the 1st Australian Music Examination Board in Thailand at the age of 10. She also won the Gold Medals from the Thai National Youth Music Competitions, and  the Espoir prize of the 6th Osaka International Music Competition, The Finalist of the All Japan Student Music Competition in Tokyo in 2002-2004.

She has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras including Budafoki Dohnanyi Zenekar in Budapest, Hungary; the National Cuba Symphony Orchestra; the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet Orchestra and The Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music Orchestra; Myanmar National Orchestra; Orchestra Sinfonica Lira Saguntina in Valencia, Spain; Senzuku New Philharmonic Orchestra.

By Kim Khanh

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